Pauline Schweitzer

Dec. 10, 1933-Jan. 21, 2020

Pauline Schweitzer, 86,

Minot, formerly of Bert-

hold, died Tuesday, Janu-

ary 21, 2020 in a Garrison

nursing home.

Pauline Jones was born

December 10, 1933 in

Sherwood, ND the

daughter of Paul and Gol-

die (Martin) Jones. She

would call Sherwood

home during her child-

hood. Pauline graduated

with the Sherwood High

School Class of 1951.

Pauline was united in

marriage in her home-

town to Everett

Schweitzer on June 21,

1953. They moved to the

community of Berthold,

ND in 1962. Pauline

found work at Zion Luth-

eran Church as the office

secretary for more than a

decade in addition tend-

ing to her growing family.

In 1980, she joined the

banking industry as a tell-

er for Berthold Branch of

Bremer Bank. She retired

in 1999 after nearly 20

years of service.

Pauline was a member

of Zion Lutheran Church

in Berthold, where she

served on council, altar

guild, and as a Sunday

school teacher. Pauline

also was active in church

choir and the Zion Luth-

eran Church Women dur-

ing her active years. They

moved to Minot in Febru-

ary 2018.

Pauline quilted, solved

many crossword puzzles,

traveled and enjoyed

spending time in her gar-

den tending to her

flowers. She had a deep

love of family her entire

life and valued the pre-

cious time she spent as a

loving wife, mother,


great-grandmother, sister

and friend.

Pauline is survived by:

her loving husband of 66

years, Everett, Minot; chil-

dren Sandra (Marvin)

Heller, Berthold, ND,

Shelley (Jay Bexell)

Schweitzer, Des Lacs, ND,

Jerry (Carolyn)

Schweitzer, Minot, ND,

Kari (Ron) Hanson, Doug-

las, ND, Vickie (Dale)

Peterson, Carpio, ND and

Timothy (Carrie)

Schweitzer, Minot, ND; 7

grandchildren; 13

great-grandchildren; si-

blings Beverly Werner,

Sedona, AZ, Marvin Jones

and LeRoy Jones, both of

Mohall, ND along with

numerous nieces,

nephews and cousins.

Pauline was preceded

in death by: her parents,

sister Gloria Mayer,

brothers-in-law Donald

Mayer and Clarence

Werner and a nephew

Lynn Mayer.

Celebration of

Pauline’s Life: 11:00 a.m.

Monday, January 27, 2020

at Zion Lutheran Church,

Berthold, ND.

Interment: Wildrose

Cemetery, Berthold, ND

(Spring 2020).

Visitation: Sunday,

January 26, 2020 from

1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.

at the Thomas Family

Funeral Home, Minot.

Memorials are preferred

to Zion Lutheran Church

of Berthold.

Memories and con-

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